Nothing can be more hypnotic than looking at a masterpiece and hearing the story behind it. Even more mesmerizing when you get a chance to share the ambiance with the forth comers of some ancient civilization.Here we are at carpet place in Marrakech’s Souk de Tapis by Ismael’s. The unusual Moroccan carpets are covering floor hanging […]
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Tifinagh in Embellishing the Amazigh Carpet
What is Tifinagh? Derived from the old Berber script, Tifinagh is a Phoenician or an old consonantal letter that has managed to survive among Tuareg. The Moroccan carpet, especially the Amazigh one, is awash with many stacked geometric shapes and striking colors. Berber’s have a cultural and identity load, most particularly the Amazigh letter Tifinagh. […]
The Berber Carpet; A True Locus to The Moroccan Cultural Distinctiveness.
What is a Berber Carpet? Berber rug, as the name suggests, is made by Berber people in Sahara and North Africa. Distinguished by different knotting patterns, fabric textures, and dyes, these carpets come in modern and traditional avatars. Further, it is considered an artistic textile and is adored by ancient heritage lovers throughout the globe. […]
Moroccan rugs have a unique appearance and are right away recognizable. These lovely hand-knotted carpets are exquisite and one of a kind, with each pattern conveying an extraordinary tale via its intricate design. Moroccan rugs, which date back to the 16th century, have been part of the country’s legacy for generations. As a result of […]
How to prepare wool for carding and dyeing?
The craftswomen of Morocco use sheep wool to create their rugs and carpets. The sheep wool is dyed without any hassle, and it allows for the creation of multiple colorful and knotted carpets/rugs. These are high pile wool carpets that are called Berber carpets. The rug crafts with the help of effort and innovation. However, […]
How Berber Moroccan Rugs Are Dyed?
Rug Dyeing One of the oldest rugs is prepared with the help of coloring the wool naturally. These rugs come in a wide range of colors. However, you can also find handmade rugs with natural coloring these days. These rugs have a high artistic value which comes from the subdued color values. Yarn Dyeing One […]